The St. Petersburg Police Department is investigating a homicide after a woman's body was found in an alleyway Wednesday morning.
St. Petersburg police said the body of 22-year-old Taylor A. McAllister was found behind homes in the 2100 block of 63rd Avenue South shortly before 8 a.m.
Police said a man was salvaging aluminum cans in the area when he saw McAllister's body in an alleyway. He and another neighbor called 911.
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Based upon evidence at the scene, detectives determined that McAllister was the victim of a homicide.
Police said the victim lives in Pinellas County but is not a resident of St. Petersburg.
An autopsy was scheduled for Friday morning to determine the exact cause of death.
If anyone has information on this crime, you can call 727-893-7780.